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Artist's Profile

1988
•Manga Tale of Genji (published by Heibon-sha)
1990
•First solo exhibition in Tokyo
1991
•Participation in the Japan International Artists Society Exhibition
1992
•Series of works exhibited at the Japan International Artists Exhibition in Holland
1993
•Meritorious recognition in the Spain Fine Arts Award Exhibition
1994
•Participation in the 20 Leading Artists Exhibition in France
1995
•Meritorious recognition in the Beijing Fine Arts Award Exhibition
1997
•Production and publication of “Gendaiban Torikaebaya Monogatari in cooperation with playwright novelist Kara-juro
1998
•Solo exhibitions held simultaneously in Tokyo and Okinawa
1999
•Solo exhibitions held simultaneously in Tokyo and Saitama
2001
•Participation in the Kamifusen (Paper Balloon) Festival in Kamihinokinai, Akita Prefecture
2002
•Contribution of artwork to Toyokawa Inari Tokyo Betsuin Shrine, Ohmiya Hachimangu Shrine, Kumano Hongu Taisha Shrine, Meiji Jiingu Shrine and Izumo Taisha Shrine.
•Mural production in Ginza, Tokyo
2003
•Contribution of artwork to Iwashimizu Hachimangu Shrine, Katori Jingu Shrine, Ejima Shrine and Ise Jingu Shrine
•"Mihashi Mari Exhibition" at Mitsukoshi Tama Center Department Store
•Mural production in Omotesando, Tokyo
•Participation in Nihombashi Festival commemorating the Quadriennial Anniversary of Establishment of the Edo Shogunate
•Introduction of the artist in 110 countries through “Japan Topics” published by the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2004
•Contribution of artwork to Kashima Jingu Shrine, Atsuta Jingu Shrine & Suwa Taisha Shrine
2005
•Publication of Ehou-mairi, a collection of essays published by Kadokawa Gakugei Shuppan
•Open course on "Edo Spunk Still Lives: Walking the Transient Life as Ukiyoe Artist" at Tsuda Women’s Univerity
•Contribution of artwork to Ohmiya Hachimangu Shrine
•Featured in documentary by Korean Central Broadcasting
2006
•Featured in the program “Glowing person in this year” by NHK Broadcasting
•Featured in documentary by Korean Central Broadcastin
•"To Life and the Future. Messages from MIHASHI Mari, a modern ukiyo-e artist." held in New York
•Possessed in the New York Public Library
2007
•Exhibition organized by the Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan.
•Exhibition Opening Demonstration and Lecture (Guest Performer: TSURUGA Wakasanojo XI, Living National Treasure, Shinnai (Narrative Song)).
•Ukiyo-e Lecture Demonstration organized by the Smithsonian Associates: “Japan WOW”.
•Ukiyo-e Lecture-Demonstration organized by the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rotary Club.
•Demonstration organized by Japan National Tourist Organization and Japan Airline for Opening of “Heisei Nakamura-za” Kabuki performance
2008
•"Mihashi Mari Exhibition" at Plus Furniture Store.
•On August 1, 2008, named herself Itsusai Yorozuya.
•Drew the series of ‘Ukiyo-mojie’, the pictures drawn with Japanese Hiragana.
Established the meeting of ‘Ukiyo-mojie’.
2009
•Contribution of artwork to Takachiho Jinja Shrine.
•Had the coloring lesson of Ukiyoe in an old man nursing facility.
•Performed composite learning to whole school child in Nihonbashi Sakamoto elementary school. (Guest Performer: Native Mathematics of Japan)
•Performed composite learning to whole school child in Minamiyurigaoka elementary school. (Guest Performer: Native Mathematics of Japan)
•Inspected paintings of Hokusai.
2010
•Opened the modern ‘Tera-koya’ school, teaching ‘Moji-e’ a kind of drawing using Japanese ‘Hira-gana’ at Toyokawa Inari Tokyo Betsuin Shrine.
2011
•Commencement of the work of drawing Ichikawa Danjuro XII
•Commencement of teaching ‘Moji-e’ to the elementary school children who finished class of the day
2012
•Commencement of NPO “Modern ukiyoe culture conference
•Contribution of artwork to Mishima Taisha Shrine, Takekoma Jinja Shrine and Oguni Jinja Shrine
2013
•Contribution of artwork to Oomiya Hachimangu Shrine for 950 anniversaries
•Writing a treatise about Hokusai Katsushika
•Contribution of artwork to Iwashimizu Hachimangu Shrine for 1,150 anniversaries of Iwasihizu Hatiman Matsuri with a servant of Ten-No(the Emperor of Japan)
Contribution of artwork to Ohmiwajinja Shrine
2014
•Contribution of artwork to Fushimi Inari Shrine and Hotsukaido Jinngu Shrine
•Established “Itsusairyu Shoga” (Union of handwriting and drawing by Itsusai)
•Partisipation in the photo biennal of Tashkent
2015
•Contribution of artwork to Hitsujizaki Jinja Shrine and had performance by drawing
•“Mojie” with people at Ishinomaki
2016
•Demonstration and Lecture (Guest Performer : JAXA)
•Moji-e Lecture-Demonstration in Uzbekistan
•Contribution of artwork to Hiyoshi Taisha Shrine
2017
•Contribution of artwork to Hiyoshi Taisha Shrine: Demonstration at Tokei Jinja Shrine

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